Microbial Dynamics and Infection

104th Annual Meeting, Southeastern Branch, American Society for Microbiology

Georgia Tech is hosting the 104th annual meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology. The meeting's theme is "Microbial Dynamics and Infection."

The southeastern states of the United States, and the Atlanta, Georgia, area in particular, form a hotbed for microbial science and the study of microbe-microbe interactions. Researchers are answering questions for the health of both humans and ecosystems. 

Session Topics

  • Microbes and hosts
  • Evolutionary dynamics
  • Molecular biology of microbes
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • Bacterial physiology and metabolism
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Climate change and microbial ecology
  • Modeling microbial communities

Conference Chair: Frank Stewart

Conference Coordinator: Brandy Olmer


  • Graduate Students: $75.00
  • Postdoctoral Fellows: $100.00
  • Faculty: $150.00
  • More information is here. Register now here.

Abstract Submission

Interested individuals must submit an abstract for consideration no later than September 1, 2018, 5:00 p.m. ET to brandy.olmer@biosci.gatech.edu. Please specify  if you would like to be considered for an oral session or poster session. More information is here.


Booking deadline is Nov. 9, 2018. Hotel information is here. Book online here.


Event Details


  • Friday, November 30, 2018
    - Sunday, December 2, 2018
Location: Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, 266 4th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Fee(s): Graduate students, $75; postdocs, $100; faculty, $150

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